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The location of Olive Chapel Cemetery









A visit to the Olive Chapel Cemetery ...

The location of the Olive Chapel Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Olive Chapel Cemetery ...

The Olive Chapel Cemetery is located in Marion County.

The county seat for Marion County is located in Knoxville. Knoxville lies just to the north of the Olive Chapel Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Lat:   41.1975°   (41° 11' 50")

Lon:   -93.0899°   (-93° 5' 23")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Olive Chapel Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Olive Chapel Cemetery.

Attica   [Map]     Marysville   [Map]    
Bauer   [Map]     Melcher-Dallas   [Map]    
Bussey   [Map]     Melrose   [Map]    
Chariton   [Map]     Newbern   [Map]    
Columbia   [Map]     Olivet   [Map]    
Hamilton   [Map]     Pershing   [Map]    
Harvey   [Map]     Pleasantville   [Map]    
Indiana   [Map]     Russell   [Map]    
Knoxville   [Map]     Tracy   [Map]    
Lacona   [Map]     Williamson   [Map]    
Lovilia   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Olive Chapel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Marion County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Olive Chapel Cemetery.

Albia   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery
 
Bussey   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery
 
Chariton   [Map]
 - Located in Lucas County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery
 
Knoxville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery
 
Lacona   [Map]
 - Located in Warren County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery
 
Lovilia   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery
 
Melrose   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery
 
Pella   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery
 
Pleasantville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery
 
Russell   [Map]
 - Located in Lucas County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Olive Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marion County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Appanoose County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clarke County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Decatur County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jasper County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lucas County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Madison County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Mahaska County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Marshall County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Polk County:     Cyndi's
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Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
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Story County:     Cyndi's
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Union County:     Cyndi's
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Wapello County:     Cyndi's
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Warren County:     Cyndi's
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Wayne County:     Cyndi's
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Mercer County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Putnam County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Schuyler County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Marion County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa
 

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Iowa

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Olive Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Marion County.

Belinda Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lucas County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Boyer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Brecke Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Bridges Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Bybee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Carlisle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Clear Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lucas County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Columbia Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Competine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Concord Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

DeWitt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Edan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Eldorado Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Finarty Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Gosport Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #518999<3>

Graceland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Gullion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Hogeland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Indiana Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Liberty Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Loynachan Farm Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Marysville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Mormon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Nephus Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

O'Brien Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Oak Dale Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lucas County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Overton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Poor Farm Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Ridlen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Schlotterback Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Smithfield Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Stickle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Stoneking Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lucas County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Stotts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Strong Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lucas County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Sween Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lucas County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lucas County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

Zion of Pershing Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Olive Chapel Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Olive Chapel Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Olive Chapel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1975986   (Name of Record: Olive Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 41.1974993     Lon: -93.0899264   [Map]
Elev: 266         Map Name: Attica

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Marion County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Olive Chapel Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1975, Longitude: -93.0899     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Olive Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.




 

 

 

 

 


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